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Author Archive: Kritika Srinivasan

Are we growing children with low frustration tolerance?

I recently read a blog post on a young mother who prepares to send her child to pre-school for the first time. Amongst some of the things she does, she also practises walking with the child to school...

Must-Watch Classic Children’s Movies

With the Christmas break around the corner, my six-year old will be hankering to watch TV (restricted to a few hours on weekends during the school term). Instead of going the cartoon route, I have...

Involved Fathers

I am working on a story on how fathers can be more involved in their child’s upbringing, and while doing my interviews, I was quite surprised to see that dads are still not very involved in their...

My Daughter’s Independence Movement

Indian Independence Day – the Net is filled with articles and thoughts on the subject, so I am not going to go into that. Instead I thought I would write down my reflections on the independence of...

Intertwining Journeys

ParentEdge turned two this month. When I look back at the time that I have spent on ParentEdge, it seems to me that my journey with the magazine shares a lot of similarities with my parenting...

Why do I Need a Parenting Magazine?!

Often when I interview people for an article, a parent will ask me – ‘why do I need to read a parenting magazine?’ or ‘what can a magazine tell me that I don’t already know?’ or even...

Eating, á la française

Last year was really the year of the French parent, with a host of books being published on why the French make the best parents. And having lived in France for five years, I must admit that French...

Gift her a life-lesson on her birthday

Some time ago, I had written an article on ‘Planning Birthday Parties’, and I tried to list a number of different ideas for unusual kinds of parties. Here’s one more I came across recently that...

Come to the Library? Tell me why.

This post has been contributed by Vibha Kamat. Vibha runs the MCubed Library (http://mcubedlibrary.com/home.php) in Mumbai, along with her partners Vaishali Shinde and Sonal Bimal. Nandita came...

That boy in yellow nail-polish

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Lalita Iyer’s blog http://mommygolightly.wordpress.com/. A few months ago, I took Re for his first real haircut. His locks had grown beyond...